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  •  That image of Barack Obama, the worst I've (1+ / 0-)
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    scott5js

    seen in a long time, that throwback to those wonderful days when innocent men were lynched in public, that hideous image of stereotyped minstrel, watermelon-eater, shufflin' slave, moronic "supermasculine menial" in the words of Eldridge Cleaver; that monstrosity of racism, that image that even infuriates me--a white Italian-American liberal who was raised with the usual sexist, racist, and homophobic rot and nonsense--this image makes me defend this first black president even more, even against the objections of anyone on the left, let alone the right, makes me want to defend him to the fucking bloody hilt, to the fucking bloody barricades.

    And can you wonder why people of color are with him? That they get it? That they'll stick with him no matter what?

    "They come, they come To build a wall between us We know they won't win."--Crowded House, "Don't Dream It's Over."

    by Wildthumb on Mon May 06, 2013 at 03:20:41 PM PDT

    •  I'm sorry, I was so upset by those assholes at the (3+ / 0-)
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      NRA conference that I assumed everybody knew what I was talking about: that bleeding, wounded despised Barack Obama mannequin,

      "They come, they come To build a wall between us We know they won't win."--Crowded House, "Don't Dream It's Over."

      by Wildthumb on Mon May 06, 2013 at 03:23:01 PM PDT

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